The table below looks at the statistics for Validation skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Validation over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Validation
Rank 29 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing Validation 1 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 0.48% 2.29% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 3.05% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£315 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £37.80 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +23.93%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
164 164 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 78.85% 75.23% 69.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 79 71
Average daily rate £375 £368 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £275 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 20
Average hourly rate £18.90 £33.50 £48.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% -30.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £13.78 £26.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £165.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Validation
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Validation Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Validation
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Validation across the Guildford region.

Validation Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Validation
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Validation across the Guildford region.

Validation Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

Validation
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation.

1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Validation
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford region citing Validation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Validation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle